Allergic Living’s Allergy-Friendly Gift Guide for 2017

in Resources, Reviews
Published: December 7, 2017

Whether it’s for the crafty kid or the home chef or the safe traveler, Allergic Living’s annual holiday gift guide has the perfect presents for every loved one on your list.

Gift Ideas for Kids

It’s easy to have a soft spot for Sherpa Bears by Bears for Humanity. Each plushy purchase is matched with a donation to a child in need. Plus, the cuddly cotton cubs are hypoallergenic, certified organic and come in four sizes and colors, including white, pink, cream and brown.

U.S. or Canada: $25-$75 at


Encourage kids to huddle up anytime with a Tangle NightBall Football in blue, orange or new green. It illuminates for nighttime pass protection, floats to prevent major fumbles, and the latex-free, phthalate-free, non-toxic material is water-resistant to tackle safety concerns.

U.S.: $19.99 at
Canada: $19.99 at


Keep young legs and lungs strong with a pink or blue iPogo Jr. from Flybar. The pint-sized Pogo Stick provides a voice of motivation, visually tracks bounces, and has a movement light panel that encourages kids to jump at the challenge.

U.S.: $99.99 at
Canada: $125 at


They’ll be rolling in dough with Crazy Aaron’s Mixed By Me ‘Thinking Putty’ Kits. The DIY sets are free of gluten, top allergens and latex and are available in two varieties: Glow in the Dark and new Holographic with sparkle effects.

U.S.: $20 at
Canada: $29.99 at

Help your preschooler find balance with new Grimm’s River Pebbles. The 4-piece, non-toxic wooden block sets are smoothed to resemble stones and encourage colorful creativity with River (Blue/Gray), Fire (Red/Orange) and Moss (Green/Yellow) themes.

U.S.: $18.99 at
Canada: $24 at



Gifts for Teens & Adults

The eyes have it with Kiss Freely’s new liquid liner and mineral shadows that can be color-matched to her dance, cheer or holiday outfit for no extra charge. The cosmetics are free of top allergens, gluten, sesame, coconut, beeswax, parabens, petroleum and phthalates.

U.S. or Canada: $12.99 each at


Treat her like an angel with new Brilliance Halo Earrings from Blomdahl. The sparkling Swarovski Crystal rings are set in nickel-free, non-toxic, medical-grade titanium. Color options for the center gem include Crystal, Sapphire, Black Diamond, Erinite, Golden Rose and Alexandrite.

U.S. or Canada: $70 at
Matching necklace ($95) and bracelet ($85) also available.


Able to leap from refrigerator to oven in a single bound, it’s mom to the dinner rescue! Pay tribute to your favorite household superhero with a DC Comics Wonder Woman Apron. The cotton shield is machine washable and also comes in Superman, Green Lantern, The Flash and Batman designs.

U.S.: $24-37 at
Canada: $41-$51 at


Every Ceramic Baking Dish is made to order at Personal Creations. Customize the hand-crafted red, blue or allergy-friendly teal stoneware with a free-from message that can go from oven to table. Plus each 14×9-inch piece is dishwasher-, freezer- and microwave-safe.

U.S. Only : $49.99 at


Customize a Classic Red Baking Dish for a centerpiece of allergy awareness. The stunning glazed stoneware can be etched with a free-from message that transitions from oven to table. It’s also dishwasher- and microwave-safe and available in 3.5-quart round and 4-quart casserole sizes.

Canada Only: $42.99-$48.99 at


Give them another reason to plan ahead with a Letters to my Future Self Weekly Agenda. This newly revised, undated calendar book has card prompts to help with memorializing weekly thoughts and experiences. Plus, special delivery stickers to seal the keepsake.

U.S.: $15.99 at
Canada: $22.50 at


Cover every on-the-go need with a new SCOTTeVEST Cotton Hoodie. The super soft sweatshirt is available in black, cobalt, ash or maroon, and features 21 pockets to hold an epinephrine auto-injector, inhaler, passport, tablet and more. It even has a flip down eye mask to make peace with longer journeys.

U.S. or Canada: $95 at

Frequent flyers will quickly become attached to the Air Hook drink holder and electronic device mount. The small adjustable gadget affixes to the seat in front, so they can snag some extra legroom while cutting cross-contact risk from tray tables. Available in blue, gray and black.

U.S. or Canada: $27.95 at


Gift Ideas For the Allergy Advocate

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